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Wharf of the Caravels Cruise
Activities in Punta Umbría

Wharf of the Caravels Cruise

10 / 10
5 reviews | 34 travellers
Very beautiful excursion, it is worth navigating through the Odiel and Río Tinto marshes, visiting the replicas and museum of the caravels in which Columbus made his trip to America. Rafael is very nice, he explains to you from the port, the fishermen's neighborhood, types of boats and fishing, ... even corners to see the birds of the marshes, Saltés Island ... At the end he had a detail with the little one dragging him riding a paddle-surf board through the water that he enjoyed a lot. Recommended without a doubt!
10 Miguel
US$ 48.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Cruise along Huelva's estuary on a comfortable boat and learn about the city's links with Christopher Columbus. What are you waiting for?

Boat at the port
La Rábida Friary
Wharf of the Caravels
Columbus Monument

Wharf of the Caravels Cruise

At the selected time, we'll come and pick you up from your hotel, or we'll meet directly at the docks in Punta Umbria and we'll start this estuary cruise to the Wharf of the Caravels. We'll sail through the Odiel Marshes Biosphere Reserve and you'll be able to admire the beauty of this stunning natural environment. As we cross the estuary, we'll see the mouths of the rivers Tinto and Odiel, which form part of these unique surroundings.

As we continue sailing, you'll also see the Columbus Monument, which commemorates this historical event. Do you want to know more about Columbus' famous voyage? We'll make another stop to visit the trio of replica ships: the Pinta, Niña and Santa María at the Wharf of the Caravels. You'll be able to board these famous ships and feel like a true explorer! 

We'll then return to Punta Umbria, where this Wharf of the Caravels Cruise will come to an end.

Hotel Pick Up

This cruise includes hotel pick up from hotels in Punta Umbria. If you prefer, you can make your way directly to the meeting point at the docks in Punta Umbria.

Not Staying in Punta Umbria?

If you're not staying in Punta Umbria, you might be interested in taking this tour from El Rompido or El Portil, or we also offer sunset river cruises from Punta Umbria, Huelva and El Rompido.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 8 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Adults Children between 2 and 12 years old. Children under 2
Tour in English
US$ 48.60
US$ 34
not permitted

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 48.60
  • Children between 2 and 12 years old.

    US$ 34
  • Children under 2

    not permitted

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3 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and other language.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and other language.


Boat cruise.

Hotel pick up (optional).

English speaking, multilingual guide.

Entry to Wharf of the Caravels.

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.


No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.



Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 48.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Punta Umbría docks.